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Description: Chief meteorologist Rupert J. Batz at his desk at the U.S. Weather Bureau Station at North Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, is giving out th...
Description: Methodist bishop, H. Clifford Northcott, seated at a desk.
Description: Women work in the packaging and shipping department of the Floralo Incense Company, located at 1212 Regent Street.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Posed view of a patient room in the recently constructed Methodist Hospital, showing a nurse on the telephone near a bed, and a doctor and elderly patient...
Description: Curlee Seals, Jr. discussing plans for his 1949 Soap Box Derby racer with three members of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce, Curlee's sponsor for the...
Description: Municipal pumping station, corner of Main Street and Military Road. A telephone booth is on the right.
Description: Carl W. Regenberg, 1947 Community Chest chairman and salesman for Mautz Paint Company.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.
Description: Norman Clapp, Appleton High School student, seated in the governor's chair, represents Wisconsin in the around-the-world telephone conversation held in con...
Description: Loraine Hotel lobby with local business directory next to registration desk, male customer at registration counter and two clerks in front of Western Union...
Description: Mazomanie Village President Theodore R. King, seated at a roll top desk, dials the first telephone call to be handled through the Wisconsin Telephone Compa...
Description: Virginia Strickland, a senior at East High School, demonstrates making a good first impression at a job interview by smiling warmly, maintaining an alert a...
Description: Posed view of a nurses' station in the recently-constructed Methodist Hospital
Description: The original caption states, "the Wisconsin Telephone Co.'s one-millionth telephone now in service was presented to Gov. Vernon W. Thomson by Charles E. Wa...
Description: Mrs. Joseph (Betty Pruett) Farrington, former police reporter, recalls work days with Russell B. Pyre, current reporter. She was a police reporter from 191...
Description: A group of Western Electric workers picket the Wisconsin Telephone Exchange at 122 West Main Street off the Capitol Square in Madison. The Park Hotel sign...
Description: Portrait of Martha Stolz and Gladys Murphy, two volunteer members of the Red Cross blood donor committee, who make calls to request blood donations.
Description: Democratic leadership on the Wisconsin Assembly floor: left to right: Robert T. Huber, minority leader; David R. Obey, assistant minority leader, and Norma...
Description: A telephone in the cell block at the Madison police headquarters, adjacent to the fingerprinting counters, explicitly for use by arrested persons. The pict...
Description: Men, some of whom are dressed in overalls, make phone calls in a bank of telephone booths at Truax Army Air Field. Also in the image is a woman wearing a...
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